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How to Choose the Right Excavator Bucket

Posted on May 4, 2021 Machine

Choosing an excavator for your job is only the first step in acquiring the tools you need. Whether they’re mini or large, excavators are incredibly versatile because of the available bucket and attachment options. Given the many types of backhoe and excavator buckets on the market, a lot of factors contribute to finding the right bucket for […]

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How to Choose the Right Excavator Bucket

The Value of Genuine Cat Parts

Posted on May 4, 2021 Guide

With over 60 years of experience supporting the construction equipment needs of companies and contractors across Alabama, northwest Florida, and beyond, Thompson Tractor appreciates the importance of being your convenient one-stop source for new replacement parts, as well as used parts, for the Cat® machines you rely on to get the job done. As Cat heavy equipment machines have […]

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Used Heavy Equipment Buying Guide

Posted on May 4, 2021 EnvironmentGuide

Whether starting a business from the ground up or expanding your existing fleet, financing new equipment may not always be feasible. Buying used can be an excellent alternative, but it can be challenging to determine if you’re getting the best value. Our guide can help you learn to shop with confidence. Buying used is different than buying new, […]

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Whether to Buy New, Used, or Rent Heavy Equipment

Posted on May 4, 2021 Guide

Whether to Buy New, Used, or Rent Heavy Equipment When it comes to buying new, used or renting equipment, you’ll want to consider aspects such as usage, availability, types of projects and budget. You may have signed a few big contracts you need to prepare for, want to expand your fleet to maximize your capabilities […]

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Top 10 Tips for Running a Landscaping Business

Posted on May 4, 2021 Guide

In 1999, Mark Bradley followed his passion. He went into business for himself, founding TBG Landscape with an old lawnmower, a used truck and a dream running his own landscape business. Just 18 years later, his company earns $50M/yr in sales, but with only half the staff of an average company that size. His secret? […]

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15 Questions to Ask When Purchasing Used Heavy Equipment

Posted on May 4, 2021 Machine

Questions to Ask When Buying Used Equipment Whether you’re buying equipment new or used, you want your purchase to meet your professional requirements and serve your operation for as long as possible. Contact us Because buying used equipment is a big investment, it’s important to research the machines under consideration before making a final decision. […]

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How to Safely Load and Transport Heavy Equipment

Posted on May 4, 2021 Technology

Creating set loading, transportation, and unloading standards and practices is essential when handling large machinery and keeping people safe. Find guidelines below for the proper loading and unloading of heavy equipment to help you safely haul construction and heavy machinery. Contact us   Preparing Construction Equipment for Transport Preparation is key. Construction injuries can occur when […]

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Choosing the Right Skid Steer

Posted on April 6, 2021 EnvironmentGuide

The skid steer loader is one of the most popular and multi-faceted pieces of machinery on the market — which, inevitably, means it’s also one of the most difficult to select. Choosing a skid steer and the right skid steer for your exact job has been known to cause headaches for even seasoned experts. From auxiliary hydraulics […]

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Improve Efficiency at Your Construction Site

Posted on April 4, 2021 Technology

How to Improve Construction Site Efficiency Pre-construction planning, site management, employee productivity, safety, and risk mitigation: These are the things that make or break construction site efficiency — and keep supervisors up at night. For your reputation and consistent, profitable returns, today’s construction sites need cutting-edge tools and resources that keep construction bids poised, costs […]

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10 Steps to Severe Weather Preparation

Posted on May 5, 2020 Guide

How to Prepare for Severe Weather in Construction No matter where you live, you’re likely to encounter some form of severe weather. At its worst, severe weather can cause serious injuries or fatalities. In 2017, 508 people died and 1,205 were injured due to severe weather in the United States. Severe thunderstorms, flash flooding, sustained […]

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